Join Us

I am looking for talented and driven scientists at all levels of experience to join the lab. See the research page for current projects or propose a new idea of your own!

Research Scientist

An Assistant Project Scientist position is available in the lab. 3 years of postdoc research performing structural and functional neuroimaging experiments and a strong publication record are required. UCSB is an AA/EOE, including disability/vets. For details, see Apply here.


Requirements: PhD in neuroscience or related field. Experience with fMRI and basic coding proficiency in Matlab is highly desired. Background in endocrinology a bonus.

Graduate Students

My lab is currently accepting graduate students through the Psychological & Brain Sciences (PBS) and Dynamical Neuroscience programs. Learn more at:

Undergraduate Researchers

Undergraduates who are interested in gaining research experience in the Jacobs Lab are welcome to fill out the RA application. Currently, positions are limited, but we will keep record of your application and reach out should an opportunity arise. For more information about the lab, or questions about the application please email


Emily Jacobs
Assistant Professor

Kaya Jordan
Research Technician